Seeking entrepreneurial farmers to grow profitable organic operation in Northern BC

Garry and Wendy Lowe of Twin Meadows Organics have long been champions of environmentally responsible and financially sustainable farming. Their highly successful operation near McBride, BC has served as model for farming in the north central interior – a model they are eager and willing to share with the next generation of farmers. Garry and … Continue reading

Seeds of Synchronicity – Young Agrarians South Interior

Article blogged from the BC Organic Growers Magazine!  By Michelle Tsutsumi On a mild, hazy day in September, a young couple keen to leave their professional jobs to become homesteaders dropped by Pilgrims’ Produce Organic Farm just outside of Armstrong for a tour. Living five minutes up the highway on rented land, Chris and Maxine … Continue reading

I Love Ecological Farmers

Photos of: Asivak Koostachin, Hasi Eldib, Morgan Eichwald, Ian Giesbrecht and Obang Seungyeon at O.U.R. Ecovillage. Sara Dent coordinates Young Agrarians, loves growing food and can’t wait to find land one day. All opinions are her own… Its been a big year. Young Agrarians has turned from a seed into many plants as we work with more and … Continue reading

Southlands Heritage Farm Mixer!

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 As part of our on-going farm tour and potluck series, join Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Young Agrarians for a tour hosted by Southlands Heritage Farm – a community farm home to horses, sheep, chickens, bees and more! Jordan Maynard will give us a tour and share the history of the area and hopes for … Continue reading

City Beet Farm Tour & Potluck

More yards in Vancouver, BC have been converted to farm space! The young farmer movement grows! As part of our ongoing collaboration with Vancouver Urban Farm Society – we have two Vancouver potlucks in August. The first on Wednesday, August 14th with City Beet Farm, and the second at Southlands Heritage Farm Saturday, August 24th. City … Continue reading

Know & Grow Community Farm: Kootenays Potluck!

August 3rd, 2013 We’re excited for our 2nd Kootenays potluck and skills share in Creston at the Know & Grow Community Farm 4pm  Help get the Know & Grow Community Farm Food Forest started. 6pm Potluck – Bring a dish to share and tools to eat with! * This is an all ages event! Little ones … Continue reading

Young Agrarians is Hiring!

July 23rd, 2013 COMMUNICATIONS CONTRACT POSITION BC Young Agrarians Young Agrarians (YA), in partnership with FarmFolk CityFolk, is focused on networking young ecological farmers and supporting the next generation to take up food production and farming. Our key areas of program development are: community building through on-going events on farms and young farmer mixers, communications … Continue reading

July 27th – Join us at Zaklan Heritage Farm

Saturday, July 27th, 2013 2nd Annual Young Agrarians Potluck + Live Music at Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey Doug G Zaklan, Gemma Mcneill and family are hosting Young Agrarians for a 2nd year at their beautiful farm in Surrey. Come enjoy an evening of good company and food! Learn about the farm, and check out … Continue reading

Armstrong Apiaries Potluck

Pictures are now up on Facebook from the Crannóg Ales/Left Field Farms potluck and tour on June 16th. What an afternoon that was — such an informative and engaging farm tour, complete with rock-picking contest wherein almost 900 lb of rocks were collected in 10 minutes!!! The brewery tour wasn’t that bad, either:) The tasting … Continue reading

Potluck Mission July 20 + The Trials & Exhilarations of Starting A Small Farm

Stoked for our first potluck in Mission, BC at Ferndale Farms! Thank you to Taylor McPherson for hosting on his farm and Alyssa Belter for lighting the Young Agrarians event fire in the area!!! This is an all ages event:) Date has been changed to: Saturday, July 20, 2013 4pm Farm Tour 5pm Potluck There will … Continue reading

Hastings Urban Farm Weed Date + Potluck

Thursday, June 27, 2013 Vancouver, BC Join us for an event collaboration with Hastings Urban Farm, Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Young Agrarians! 6pm – Meet and tour Hastings Urban Farm with farmers Brenda, Doc and Eric 6:30pm – Weed Dating – fun! Meet other folk. Talk about food and farming and anything else under … Continue reading

YA POTLUCK Edible Earth Seeds Cowichan Valley June 9!

Edible Earth Seeds is an organic vegetable seed company based in the Cowichan Valley. Our mission is to support food sovereignty on Vancouver Island through the stewardship of open-pollinated seed varieties that are well-adapted to our bio-region. I began learning about seeds during my first farm apprenticeship in 2009, and I soon became convinced that … Continue reading

Organic Farm Manager Position on Mayne Island

Seeking an onsite organic farm manager to care for approximately 4 acres of vegetables, fruit trees, and berries, The farm manager will be offered a trailer to live on site with lots of space, running water, electricity, kitchen, and other modern comforts  Produce will be sold at a weekly farmer’s market and also at the entrance … Continue reading

Golden Ears – Farm Tour, Potluck & Morlove!

Hey Agrarians! It’s going to be a beautiful day and night at Golden Ears Community Farm in Chase BC. Sunday, May 5th, 2013 A fabulous crew of young farmers are kicking the event off with a day time farm tour, dinner time potluck and evening time music in their events space. Farm Tour: 3pm Potluck: … Continue reading

Comox Valley Picnic

Young agrarians are coming out of the wood work on Vancouver Island to host events! Potluck season is kicking off and we’re excited for lots of farm tours, skills shares, bonfires, eating together and networking up. Here’s our next gathering: Grassi Point Farm in Royston is pleased to host y’all in Comox Valley on Sunday … Continue reading

Potluck + Morlove at O.U.R. – Vancouver Island

YOUNG AGRARIANS ECOLOGICAL LIVING / PERMACULTURE MEET-UP AT O.U.R. Ecovillage With Music and Fermentation – let’s get bubbling! Friday, April 26, 2013 2-4pm         Farm Tour 4-5:30pm   Free Fermentation Course with the infamous ‘Ini’, teaching in O.U.R. Zero Mile Eatery 5:30-7:30   Potluck and Networking: Please bring a dish to share and tools … Continue reading

SOLEFood Farms Tour & Hive Potluck

We’re excited to kick off our 2013 Lower Mainland farm & potluck series collaboration with Vancouver Urban Farming Society: bring your friends, family & loved ones- let’s feed each other! Tour: 5-6pm SOLEFood Street Farms @ corner of Pacific & Carrall Potluck: 6-9pm The Hive, 128 W. Hastings, Suite 210 (not #201 as on poster … Continue reading

1st Sunshine Coast Potluck – we can’t wait!

Somethings a’ brewing – young people on farms across BC are opening up their farms to Young Agrarians potlucks. It’s undeniable that people want to gather, eat and talk farm shop and food together. We just had two potlucks on the weekend, one in Armstrong and the other on Vancouver Island. The next round will … Continue reading

Barefoot Farms Internship

Barefoot Farms Internship 2013 Who we are: Barefoot Farms is a small urban and peri-urban farm operating out of multiple backyards in the Kingsway corridor area between Fraser Street and Knight Street as well as a half-acre in south Richmond. We grow over 40 different vegetables primarily for our CSA as well as market sales, … Continue reading

Wild Flight Farm Potluck

Join us to tour and potluck at Wild Flight Farm! Saturday, April 6, 2013, start time 4:30 pm Address: 205 Rosemond Lake Road Mara, BC, map link here This potluck is going to be jam-packed full of goodness! A big shout out to Hermann, Louise, Jes & Crew for hosting! Come around 4:30 for a … Continue reading